HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ett

  1. in (locative case ending)
    Pécs (a Hungarian city) → Pécsett (in Pécs)
  2. -ed (past participle suffix)
    hegeszt (to weld) → a hegesztett fém (“the welded metal”)
  3. -ed (past tense suffix)
    hegeszt (to weld) → fémcsöveket hegesztett (“he welded some metal tubing”)

Usage notesEdit

  • (locative case): It is used only in a few city/town names along with the inessive case or superessive case. It can also be observed in a few local adverbs and postpositions (itt, ott). It is no longer productive.

Member of the -t/-tt/-ott/-ett/-ött suffix cluster.

  • -t
  • -tt is added to words ending in a vowel
  • -ott is added to back vowel words
  • -ett is added to unrounded front vowel words
  • -ött is added to rounded front vowel words

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 31 January 2014, at 09:50